Executive Committee Minutes 8/12/97

     LAUC-B Executive Committee
     Meeting No. 1996/97 (13)
     12 August 1997
     9:00 -11:00 AM, 109 Moses Hall
     Present: W. Benemann (Secretary), R. Brandt, T. Dean (Chair), G. 
     Irving (CAPA), D. Jan. R.
     Moon, G. Peete, D. Sommer, C. Tarr
     Absent: C.Lee, A. Swartzell, K. Vanden Heuvel
     Guest: Anthony Newcomb, Chair of the Blue Ribbon Committee on the 
     Library; several LAUC-B members 
     Handouts: Agenda; Minutes of Meeting 1996/97 (12); flier: "Giving 
     Users What They Really
     Want/Need: a Satellite Videoconference", Draft letter from T. Dean to 
     Peter Lyman
     I. Videoconference -- T. Dean
          LAUC-B has again agreed to co-sponsor with the Special Libraries 
     Association a local site for a videoconference.  The conference, 
     titled "Giving Users What They Really Want/Need", will be held 
     Thursday, October 16, 1997, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST. [Subsequent to the 
     meeting, the SLA decided to sponsor the conference without LAUC-B.]
     II. Treasurer's report -- D. Jan
          LAUC-B approved a tentative budget for 1997/98.  The amount 
     allotted for General Assistance has been reduced, reflecting a reduced 
     need for student help over the last few years.  The budget includes 
     $5000 to fund a LAUC-B-sponsored conference.
     III. Blue Ribbon Committee on the Library -- Anthony Newcomb
          The Chair of the Blue Ribbon Committee explained how he 
     envisioned the work of the Committee, which has been assigned the task 
     of studying the current problems of The Library, facilitating 
     communication among members of the faculty and Library staff, 
     prioritizing the allotment of resources, and drafting a blueprint for 
     guiding The Library into the next decade. Newcomb encouraged input 
     from LAUC-B via e-mail and a LAUC-B liaison who is to be
     appointed by the LAUC-B Executive Committee.  His e-mail address is: 
     After Prof. Newcomb's presentation, the LAUC-B Executive Committee met 
     in executive session.
IV. The minutes for meeting 1996/97 (12) were approved, with
V. The turn-over meeting for the new LAUC-B Executive Board will be
scheduled for either September 10 or September 17.
[Note: It was eventually scheduled for September 17.] VI. Fall LAUC-B Assembly -- D. Sommer A date has not yet been set for the LAUC-B Fall Assembly. Chancellor Berdahl will speak at the LAUC-B Spring Assembly. The LAUC-Statewide Fall Assembly will be November 20, 1997 at Davis. VII. Andrea Sevetson was selected as the LAUC-B representative to the
Blue Ribbon Committee on the Library.
Sevetson is LAUC-B Chair-Elect, and the representative to the Senate Committee on Library. The meeting was adjourned at 11:10. The next LAUC-B Executive Committee meeting will be Wednesday, September 17, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, in 109 Moses.